I-Can is an international project for children and young people from all over the world to meet the challenge of Laudato Si’: on care for our common home. The project is endorsed by Pope Francis, the Congregations for Catholic Education, and the OIEC (International Organisation for Catholic Education). OIEC leader, Philippe Richard, was at [...]
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Delegates enjoying Convention 2018 We are delighted to announce that we will be partnering with teachers and leaders in Catholic education to hold a Catholic Education Un-Conference next year. Please mark your calendars, Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 July 2019 (second week of the holidays). This will be held in Auckland. Mark your [...]
St Peter's College, Auckland: Angus Nicholson (Y9) has been selected in the NZ U15 Lacrosse team. Niko Jones has been named in the NZSS Rugby team to play Tonga, Australia Barbarians and Australian Schools. Leo Ngatai-Tafau has been named in the U18 NZ Maori Rugby Team. Semisi Tapa has been named in the NZ U18 Rugby League [...]
Cans for Christmas is an initiative with a simple goal - to put food on people's tables at an important part of the year. It is a project anyone can participate in, and they can contribute what they are able, be it 1 can or 10 cans; every small gesture makes a difference. Originally [...]
SCHOOL PAYMENT REQUESTS School payment requests may vary from school to school but there is no charge for education at a state integrated school for domestic students aged 5 – 19 years. Proprietors of integrated schools may charge attendance dues, which are enforceable, but the level of these must not be greater than the amount [...]
Daragh Bonnici, Carmel College, Auckland Carmel College, Auckland: Daragh Bonnici (Y7) has been selected from over 600 dancers nationwide for a child role in the Royal NZ Ballet production of The Nutcracker this December. Ava Fitzgerald (Y9) represented NZ at the Perth International Gymnastics Championships. She won a gold medal for her floor [...]
A recent paper published by the OECD, The Future We Want, describes the OEDC Learning Framework 2030. We have made note of some of the concepts in this paper that we thought were particularly relevant to New Zealand schools today: The children entering education in 2018 will be young adults in 2030. Schools can prepare [...]
We are delighted to announce and welcome Actura as a partner for NZCEO/APIS. Actura provides leading STEAM learning solutions and their curriculum offers the CASE Space School International Study Program and FlipRobot, an intuitive coding platform and learning kit for robotic education. Member schools have been invited to the NZCEO/APIS Combined Space School Expedition to [...]
Our Catholic Character best practices material has been updated for 2018 and is now organised into the four dimensions from the review framework. The latest edition of this publication is now available in the Resources section of our website (link here). Here are four items, to tempt you to read the full document, which has [...]
NCRS is looking for a new person to join their team in 2019 with a particular focus on secondary school RE resourcing and also an ability to support wider NCRS curricula and parish work. Click here to view the position description. Any questions, contact Colin McLeod, Director, NCRS. (Email: email@example.com; Phone: 04 819 8386).